The government would construct a memorial naming it after famous Sanskrit commentator from Medak district Kolachala Mallinatha Suri. Sanskrit and Vedic schools would also be established at the memorial. This was decided at a meeting held by Minister for Women and Child Welfare V. Sunitha Lakshma Reddy in Hyderabad on Saturday.

Stating that Mallinatha Suri worked as a poet in Krishna Devaraya’s kingdom, the Minister said that it was time to honour the great poet and as part of that these, programmes were taken up. She has directed the officials concerned to commence the functioning of schools without any delay.

Telugu University Vice-Chancellor Shiva Reddy, Higher Education Secretary Gopal, Cultural Department advisor K.V. Ramanachari and others were present.